Focus On Safety Equipment

Safety Boot Guardrail System

For fall protection during stilt or ladder operations, contractors can quickly erect taller, freestanding OSHA compliant rail systems up top 65 inches. Using construction grade two-by-fours, the Guardrail Brace integrates onto the standard SafetyBoot with four screws. Its steel constructed contour integrates onto the shape of the SafetyBoot extending the base and post connections enabling the height of the railing to safely increase to 65 inches. Both SafetyBoot and the 65-inch stair rail brace are durable and reusable. OSHA compliance testing documentation and installation instructions in English and Spanish are furnished with each product shipment. For more information, call 800-804-4741 or visit www.safetyboot.com.

Fall Protection Trailer

Protect your workers and increase productivity with the new Reeves No. 777 Texas Hold’um Mobile Fall Pro-tection Trailer. Tie off four people at the same time (two for fall arrest and two for fall restraint) so they can work efficiently. The Reeves Texas Hold’um System meets OSHA 1926.502 (d) and weighs 1,450 pounds. For more information, call 800-383-3063 or visit www.reevesequipment.com.

Platform for Securing Ladders

The Gable Master™ provides level platform for securing ladders and pump jack poles on pitched roof. Lad-der or pump jack pole is stabilized and locked into place while work is being done. Ladder can be placed in four directions for gable work. It is adjustable to fit roof truss layouts of 2-foot, 18-inch and 16-inch on cen-ter. Fully assembled. Weighs 37 pounds. For more information, call 866-766-3628 or visit www.roofmates.com.

Safety Railing Kits

Kwik Kit Safety Railing Kits allow you to create a sturdy railing system with no welding or threading. Up-rights come preassembled, and installation is fast and easy. The product is available in straight, corner, or ex-tension kits. By using a combination of kits, you can achieve almost any standard railing configuration. Rails can be cut to fit where shorter sections are required. Kwik Kit offers OSHA compliance with the visible ad-vantage of safety yellow pipe. The railings are 42 inches high and use 6-foot post spacing with a standard pipe outside diameter of 1.90 inches. Strong and safe, Kwik Kit meets or exceeds OSHA and BOCA stan-dards. Available in galvanized iron/steel or lightweight aluminum. For more information, visit www.keeklamp.com.

Roof Safety Protection

Safety Rail Source LLC specializes in non-penetrating, E-Z install OSHA compliant roof safety protec-tion. Products include; non-penetrating roof edge and skylight railings, skylight screens for domed, corru-gated and standing seam roofs, roof hatch railings for all makes and sizes of roof hatches, and portable railings with an optional Kart for E-Z railing transport and storage. For more information, call 877-723-3766 or visit www.safetyrailsource.com.

Class 2 Rated Safety Vest

Construction, safety gear and jobsite supply distributors will welcome the recent launch of a new line of ANSI Class 2 rated safety vests by Radians under its Radwear™ apparel brand name. These vests are specifically de-signed to increase worker visibility in high-risk environments. For more information, call 877-723-4267 or visit www.radians.com.

Breather Filter

North Pancake Series Filters stack up to the competition with our low profile design and low-breathing re-sistance. Designed to fit comfortably under welding helmets, face-shields, and narrow shell helmets, yet firm enough to easily perform negative pressure user seal checks. Provide your workers with relief from nuisance levels of organic vapors, acid gases and ozone with the new 75FFP100NL Pancake Filter. For more information, call North Safety Products at 888-422-3798.

Rescue System Kit

DBI-SALA, a Capital Safety brand, introduces the Rollgliss® Rescue Kit, a safe, reliable and practical pack-aged solution for the rescue of a worker suspended from height following a fall. The system is engineered with the inexperienced user in mind, allowing workers to perform emergency rescues in a timely and efficient man-ner without the use of complex knots or knives. The rescuer is not put at risk and is able to perform the rescue from a remote location without the need to descend to the victim. The self-contained kit is lightweight and port-able and contains all the necessary components to perform an efficient and safe rescue. For more information, call 800-328-6146 or visit www.capitalsafety.com.

Custom Barricade Tape

The Safety Flag Company of America is offering high visibility barricade tapes customized for municipali-ties, utilities and other large users. Tapes are usually 3 inches wide but can be as wide as 6 inches. Besides barricade and safety tape, Safety Flag, a 54-year-old Rhode Island firm, manufactures safety vests, flags, cones, signs, banners, hardhats, armbands and other traffic equipment, selling them in virtually all states and abroad. It is a certified US Government vendor. For more information, call 800-556-7584 or visit www.safetyflag.com.

Protective Eyewear

Gateway Safety Inc. announces the addition of the new 4x4™ brand of safety glasses to its line of protec-tive eyewear. With a rugged, yet stylish design that’s available in several different lens and frame options, 4x4 is the choice for workers who want maximum impact protection and high-end style, even in the harsh-est conditions. A sturdy four-sided frame provides lightweight and durable protection with exceptional comfort. The wrap-around frame supports the scratch-resistant, dual polycarbonate lenses and features a soft, inset nosepiece for additional comfort and a snug fit. Temple tips relieve pressure behind the ear. For more information, call 800-822-5347 or visit www.gatewaysafety.com.

Personal Fall Arrest Kits

Roofmaster introduces FallMaster personal fall arrest kits. Like steeplejacks on high-rise buildings, no one thinks accidents will ever happen to them. Personal fall arrest kits are a basic item to help roofers maintain their safety. FallMaster is an easily affordable, lower cost kit that was developed with a 5-point harness that is a least more comfortable to wear when OSHA regulations are followed. The FallMaster comes in 25-foot and 50-foot models, which include a rope grab, a shock-absorbing lanyard, snap hook, disposable anchor, 5-point harness, and plastic carry-bucket. Kits are under $120 and are available nationwide. For more information, call 800-421-6174 or visit www.roofmaster.com.

Flat Roof Fall Protection

Fall-Ban reduces or eliminates the need for contractors to tie-off when they’re working on a roof. Once it’s up, workers can unhook, giving them complete freedom to move almost anywhere, even in the 6-foot OSHA zone. General contractors can ensure all trades are protected when they’re on a roof. Fall-Ban attaches to the build-ing’s edge, so it doesn’t get in the way. It works on almost any building or roof - flat, parapet or overhang. Patent pending design is easy and fast to install, durable and lightweight. Fall-Ban was engineered exclusively for roofs. System uses stanchions, attached at the roof edge to support three rows of steel cables that form a 45-inch high barrier. You only need to tie-off during setup and teardown. For more information, call 800-328-9522 or visit www.garlockequip.com.